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640 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    Laura's Fabulous 40th Fundraiser

    29 members have lent $9,175 in 345 loans
    Toronto, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: To celebrate my 40th birthday I wanted to do something different than just the usual party. I chose to support Kiva because it demonstrates the power of the individual to affect change.
  • TEDxOttawa

    TEDxOttawa

    43 members have lent $8,475 in 323 loans
    Ottawa, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: Because it helps people lift themselves out of poverty.
  • Capital to the Coast 2011

    Capital to the Coast 2011

    44 members have lent $8,225 in 301 loans
    Ottawa to Halifax Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We want to make a difference, and believe that micro-loans are a great way to empower people and reduce poverty worldwide.
  • 40YearsStartUp (Ariel Arrieta's Birthday)

    40YearsStartUp (Ariel Arrieta's Birthday)

    49 members have lent $7,950 in 301 loans
    Buenos Aires Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2013
    We loan because: 40YearsStartUp : We are celebrating the Ariel's birthday and we want to help others entrepreneurs
    We are entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to…
  • Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    23 members have lent $7,925 in 233 loans
    Bergen, Norge Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Vi ønsker å bidra til bærekraftig utvikling og fattigdomsbekjempelse.
    We want to contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction
  • FILM

    FILM

    37 members have lent $7,600 in 291 loans
    USA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want to unite, uplift, create, change, challenge and explore.
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    33 members have lent $7,475 in 269 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    20 members have lent $7,325 in 258 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
  • Nadine's 40th birthday

    25 members have lent $7,250 in 274 loans
    Adelaide Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: Nadine doesn't need birthday presents